Alpine green alder scrub

Description (English)

Green alder (Alnus viridis ssp. viridis)-dominated formations, rich in tall herbs, of the subalpine and lower alpine belts of the Alps, on slopes with a good water-holding capacity, mostly on siliceous soils.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S2-5111

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

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Species mentioned in habitat description

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Other classifications

Not available For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F2.3111 Alpine green alder scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F2.3111 Alpine green alder scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F2.3111 Alpine green alder scrub same
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